How Is Best To Stick The Little Balls On Fondant Cake?

Decorating By catloerch Updated 20 Nov 2008 , 2:43pm by muddpuppy

catloerch Posted 19 Nov 2008 , 7:31pm
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what is the best way to stick either fondant balls or the bought candy balls onto a fondant covered cake? last time, i rolled fondant balls and glued them with water, but a few of them kept falling off. the water also leaves the fondant shiny.

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uschi1 Posted 19 Nov 2008 , 10:48pm
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I have used royal icing with success.

panchanewjersey Posted 19 Nov 2008 , 11:05pm
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I just use water, but a little dab does it. Maybe your using too much water? Even a little bc will do.

eneq Posted 19 Nov 2008 , 11:28pm
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you can also use tylose glue (tylose powder mixed with water) or gumpaste glue (i take a small piece of gumpaste and mash it with water to get a paste consistency). those usually hold fondant balls on really well.

catloerch Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 2:34pm
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Thank you so much for the ideas. I have a wedding cake the middle of December that has nothing but those little balls. It is pretty, but I sure don't like to do it. I will surely try out these ideas before hand. Thanks again for the help!

muddpuppy Posted 20 Nov 2008 , 2:43pm
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A little piping gel or some corn syrup will work too.. icon_smile.gif

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